Departmental News

Please subscribe to our RSS newsfeed: RSS image

Literature

The Department produces a range of literature – to learn more about our activities you can read:

Departmental Newsletters

2017

Issue 7 Front cover

Previous Issues

Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
Issue 6
News: 2016-17
Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
Issue 5
News: 2015-16
Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
Issue 4
News: 2014-15
Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
Issue 3
News: 2013-14
Engineering Science News: 2012-13 Cover
Issue 2
News: 2012-13
Engineering Science News: 2011-12 Cover
Issue 1
News: 2011-12

News articles

Read about the work the Department is undertaking, about its achievements and the valuable contributions students and staff are making to society …

Showcase of Oxford’s leading role in AI healthcare revolution

Showcase of Oxford’s leading role in AI healthcare revolution

Oxford’s cutting-edge work in AI techniques that promise to transform healthcare has been showcased on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.

Showcase of Oxford’s leading role in AI healthcare revolution - Read More…

Professors Tarassenko and Noble join distinguished speakers at FORUM Lecture

Professors Tarassenko and Noble join distinguished speakers at FORUM Lecture

Professors Lionel Tarassenko, Oxford University’s Professor of Electrical Engineering and Head of Engineering Science, and Alison Noble, Professor of Biomedical Engineering took part in the fully-booked 2018 FORUM Annual Lecture, ‘Transforming healthcare through engineering and technology’, on Wednesday 5 September.

Professors Tarassenko and Noble join distinguished speakers at FORUM Lecture - Read More…

Ice Crystal Research Earns Award for Thermofluids Student

Ice Crystal Research Earns Award for Thermofluids Student

Alexander Bucknell, a DPhil candidate based in the Oxford Thermofluids Instuitute, has earned a Student Paper Award from the American Institute for Aeronautics and Aerospace (AIAA) for his work on ice crystals, which form on jet engines while at altitude and can represent a threat to aircraft in flight.

Ice Crystal Research Earns Award for Thermofluids Student - Read More…

Guest Blog: Protecting against brain injuries

Guest Blog: Protecting against brain injuries

Professor Antoine Jérusalem of the Department of Engineering Science explains how a better understanding of the physical mechanisms behind brain injuries can pave the way for novel therapies and new protective devices.

Guest Blog: Protecting against brain injuries - Read More…

Sixth-formers get a Headstart in engineering

Sixth-formers get a Headstart in engineering

As our undergraduate students filed out, marking the end of another busy year, the Department of Engineering Science opened its doors to a different crowd of young engineers. This July, the department hosted 38 sixth-form students from schools across the UK as part of the Headstart Broad-Based Engineering programme.

Sixth-formers get a Headstart in engineering - Read More…

Engineering Science apprentice wins accolade at Oxfordshire Young Engineer Awards 2018

Engineering Science apprentice wins accolade at Oxfordshire Young Engineer Awards 2018

The Department’s Mechanical Technician Apprentice Lewis Burke was awarded Best Apprentice aged 16-18 at the High Sheriff of Oxfordshire Young Engineer Awards 2018.

Engineering Science apprentice wins accolade at Oxfordshire Young Engineer Awards 2018 - Read More…

Life-saving clean water project celebrated at inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards

Life-saving clean water project celebrated at inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards

Smart Handpumps, a project which aims to preserve access to clean drinking water in the developing world, has been announced as the overall winner of the inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards. The awards honour the best interdisciplinary research from across the University of Oxford.

Life-saving clean water project celebrated at inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards - Read More…

Engineering Science DPhil candidate named one of the UK’s top 10 black students

Engineering Science DPhil candidate named one of the UK’s top 10 black students

A talented engineering student from the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science has been selected for the Rare Rising Stars Awards 2018, which showcases the achievements of the ‘top 10’ black students in the country.

Engineering Science DPhil candidate named one of the UK’s top 10 black students - Read More…

Focussed ultrasound used to improve effects of cancer drugs

Focussed ultrasound used to improve effects of cancer drugs

Researchers have made a breakthrough in more precisely targeting drugs to cancers. Using ultrasound and lipid drug carriers (liposomes), a multi-disciplinary team of biomedical engineers, oncologists, radiologists and anaesthetists at the University of Oxford have developed a new way to improve the targeting of cancer drugs to tumours.

Focussed ultrasound used to improve effects of cancer drugs - Read More…

OTI researcher chairs 10th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics

OTI researcher chairs 10th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics

Dr Neil Ashton of the Oxford ThermoFluids Institute (OTI) is the chair and lead organiser of the 10th international conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics in Barcelona from 9-13 July 2018.

OTI researcher chairs 10th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics - Read More…